It is at a distance of 120 km from Madurai. Kodaikkanal is the "The Princess of Hill Stations" with its evergreen flora. Fascinating natural beauties and the Kurunji flowers that bloom once in 12 years makes Kodai a unique mountain top.Nature has been lavish in providing Kodai thickly wooded slopes,deep valleys,waterfalls,streams and marshes and so the place is a paradise for one who love a quite and a pleasant stay.There are a number of picnic spots in the midst of picturesque scenery.It is an ideal health resort also .
This hill is at an altitude of 2130 metres above the M.S.L. The lake was formed in 1910. There is a temple for Kurinji Andavar. Coaker's walk is the place from where we can see the Madurai Town on cloud-free days. The ideal time for visiting this place for the tourists is the period of September to October and April, May, June months.
To attract the tourists there are several sporting events conducted every year like Boat Race[in May], Flower Show, Dog Show etc.
Away from the crowd and pollution, Kodaikanal stands as an educational paradise also. There are quite a lot of good schools, and colleges where training is given in a healthy natural environment, providing excellent opportunities to the learners.For More information : www.Kodaikanalonline.com